Dating game tips
It’s a parody of self-help books that’s comprised mostly of comedic essays, but also features sex tips and illustrations that you might find in a magazine like Cosmo.
We’ve got an essay titled, “Establish Your Family as the Christmas Family by Turning Your Significant Other Against Their Own Parents,” and it’s obviously satire, but it draws from a real dilemma that many couples face — splitting time between families over the holidays. EMILY: We basically thought of everything we and all our friends did wrong, then found funny ways to bring those up.
So when we have an essay like “Building a Healthy Foundation of Trust!
Unless They Are In The Shower And Left Their Phone Unlocked” the message is pro-trust and anti-snooping.
MURPH: Dating is funny because our brains are all scrambled with passion, infatuation, and insecurity.
We definitely take a deep dive into all the self-destructive tendencies people engage in in our book. And I think that’s the dynamic we’d like to have with our reader.
In their hilarious dating advice book, Hey, U Up: (For a Serious Relationship) College Humor, Adam Ruins Everything, and Hot Date alums Emily Axford and Brian Murphy invite you to do just that.
We caught up with them to talk about the trials and tribulations of dating, and the inspiration for their book. MURPH: It’s a satirical relationship advice book that goes through all the steps of dating, from hook-ups to marriage.
You’ll be in a much better frame of mind to attract what’s good for you when you feel refreshed. Putting pressure and timelines on yourself for finding a mate will most likely have the opposite result you’re looking for. She created the company to bring singles together to find love.
She enjoys contributing to the blog to let others know that they too can find lasting love as she did: In 2006 she met her loving husband and in 2008, together they were blessed with a beautiful baby boy.